Kanye west quotes

‘Whoa by 50 percent [I am more influential than] Stanley Kubrick, Apostle Paul, Picasso… f****** Picasso and Escobar. By 50 per cent more influential than any other human being.’
-Kanye west

 

‘When you’re the absolute best, you get hated on the most.’
-Kanye west

 

‘My goal, if I was going to do art, fine art, would have been to become Picasso or greater… That always sounds so funny to people, comparing yourself to someone who has done so much, and that’s a mentality that suppresses humanity…’
-Kanye west

 

‘One of my biggest achilles heels has been my ego. And if I, Kanye West, can remove my ego, I think there’s hope for everyone.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I don’t think there’s a living celebrity with more weapons formed against him, but I don’t think there’s one more prosperous.’
-Kanye west

 

‘So, the voices in my head told me go, and then I just walked up, like, halfway up the stage… But I just didn’t really want to take away from Beck’s moment, or the time he’s having to talk. It was kind of a joke – like the Grammys themselves.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump. I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it’s like when Biggie passed and Jay Z was allowed to become Jay Z.’
-Kanye west

 

‘Sometimes people write novels and they just be so wordy and so self-absorbed. I am not a fan of books. I would never want a book’s autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I will go down as the voice of this generation, of this decade, I will be the loudest voice.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I hate when I’m on a flight and I wake up with a water bottle next to me like oh great now I gotta be responsible for this water bottle.’
-Kanye west

 

‘One of the problems with being a bubbling source of creativity – it’s like I’m bubbling in a laboratory, and if you don’t put a cap on it, at one point it will, like, break the glass. If I can hone that… then I have, like, nuclear power, like a superhero, like Cyclops when he puts his glasses on.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘You should only believe about 90 percent of what I say. As a matter of fact, don’t even believe anything that I’m saying at all. I could be completely fucking with you, and the world, the entire time.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘I don’t even listen to rap. My apartment is too nice to listen to rap in.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘There’s nothing I really wanted to do in life that I wasn’t able to get good at. That’s my skill. I’m not really specifically talented at anything except for the ability to learn. That’s what I do. That’s what I’m here for.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘I’m a pop enigma. I live and breathe every element in life. I rock a bespoke suit and I go to Harold’s for fried chicken. It’s all these things at once, because, as a taste maker, I find the best of everything.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘People ask me a lot about my drive. I think it comes from, like, having a sexual addiction at a really young age. Look at the drive that people have to get sex – to dress like this and get a haircut and be in the club in the freezing cold at 3 A.M., the places they go to pick up a girl. If you can focus the energy into something valuable, put that into work ethic.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘I jog in Lanvin.’
-Kanye west

 

About Kim Kardashian: ‘Y’all are acting like this ain’t the most beautiful woman of all time. Wait a second, wait a second – I’m talking about arguably of human existence. The top 10 of human existence… I don’t give a f*ck what type of jacket she got on.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘Visiting my mind is like visiting the Hermès factory. Sh*t is real.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘If you read books – which I don’t, none at all – about how to become a billionaire, they always say, ‘You learn more from your mistakes.’ So if you learn from your mistakes, then I’m a f*cking genius.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘I am so credible and so influential and so relevant that I will change things.’
-Kanye west

 

 

‘I feel like I’m too busy writing history to read it.’
-Kanye west

 

‘Fur pillows are hard to actually sleep on.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I believe that bad taste is vulgar. It’s like cursing. I think the world can be saved through design, because what is the most distasteful thing someone can do? Kill someone. So, good taste is the opposite of that.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I’m a designer. A musician. A manager. The media try to dishumanise [sic] people who believe in themselves.’ Kanye West even manages to make up a new word during one of his many mid-set rants at Wireless Festival 2014.
-Kanye west

 

‘For me, first of all, dopeness is what I like the most. Dopeness. People who want to make things as dope as possible, and, by default, make money from it.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I am in the lineage of Gil Scott-Heron, great activist-type artists. But I’m also in the linage of a Miles Davis, you know, that liked nice things too.’
-Kanye west

 

‘Just imagine if I woke up one day and I was whack. What would I do then?’
-Kanye west

 

‘I am the number one human being in music. That means any person that’s living or breathing is number two.’
-Kanye west

 

‘Oh my God, I’m one of the greatest rappers in the world.’
-Kanye west

 

‘The Bible had 20, 30, 40, 50 characters in it. You don’t think that I would be one of the characters of today’s modern Bible?’
-Kanye west

 

‘I’m the closest that hip-hop is getting to God. In some situations I’m like a ghetto Pope.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I’m doing pretty good as far as geniuses go…I’m like a machine. I’m a robot. You cannot offend a robot.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I feel like the type of girl I would be with is a fellow superhero. So we get that “already flying and now we’re just flying together” thing.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I paid my dues when I had to wear a kilt in Chicago, and friends would say, “What’s your boy got on?” but there are warriors that have killed people in kilts in the past.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I’m going to be the Tupac of clothing.’
-Kanye west

 

‘I don’t personally like suit jackets anymore. I especially hate suit jackets on women… that was a groundbreaking idea 5 million years ago!’
-Kanye west

 

‘I like T-shirts and women in yoga pants… I live in LA that’s what some people wear… not sure why someone would put a suit jacket with that.’
-Kanye west

 

‘What do you mean by @JustinBieber was my favourite song of 2015’
-Kanye west

 

 

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